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[ voice of dennis ] [ roger ] same agent and everything. [ kyle ] it's like we're connected. no we're not. yeah we are. no...we're not. ♪ ask an allstate agent about the value plan. are you in good hands? i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd miss our family tradition. now symbicort significantly improves my lung function,
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win and it was all legal. they figured out when it was $2 million, buying $100,000 in tickets would produce a winner. a big twist in pittsburgh. look at this, a swarm of bees on, thousands of them, drawn to the wing of the plane. a master beekeeper was called in to rescue the swarm. when we come back, you'll meet the american woman about to swing her way into the record books in london. who is our person of the week? ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] zyrtec®. love the air. join zyrtec® rewards.
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save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. my feet and exactly where i needed more support. i had tired, achy feet. until i got my number. my dr. scholl's custom fit orthotics number. now i'm a believer. you'll be a believer, too. learn where to find your number at there's the sign to the bullpen. here he comes. you wouldn't want your doctor doing your job, the pitch! whoa! so why are you doing his? only your doctor can determine if your persistent heartburn is actually something more serious like acid reflux disease. over time, stomach acid can damage the lining of your esophagus. for many, prescription nexium not only provides 24-hour heartburn relief, but can also help heal acid-related erosions in the lining of your esophagus. talk to your doctor about the risk for osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels with long-term use of nexium. possible side effects include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. let your doctor do his job. and you do yours. ask if nexium is right for you.
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if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel, your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores, have had hepatitis b, have been treated for heart failure, or if, while on enbrel, you experience persistent fever, bruising, bleeding, or paleness. [ phil ] get back to the things that matter most. ask your rheumatologist if enbrel is right for you.
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[ doctor ] enbrel, the number one biolog medicine prescribed by rheumatologists. and finally tonight here, the american women of the olympic games, making history, even before they started winning medals, before they arrived in london. tonight so many fans focus on the medal count, we zero in on another number, giving us reason to cheer. >> reporter: they are the female faces, the american women at the
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olympic games in london, mothers, wives, daughters, dynamic, determined, driven to bring home the gold. long before the battle began, another member already in the history books. 269. the number of american women competing for the first time, more american women than men. eight more. the women this year represent 36 states and won well more than a dozen medals so far. they're house old names. missy and gabby. [ cheers and applause ] >> cereal boxes already coming off the line. the judo champ racing into the stands. just today the youngest female, swimmer katie ledecky, breaking janet evans american record from more than 20 years ago. america's first gold in the event in more than a decade. and there are the women yet to
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compete. on the eve of her competition, she's the fresh face of american olympic boxing. grit and grace. slamming her not only in the ring, but in the pages of "vogue" magazine. delivering beauty in every blow. this is the first time women's boxing is recognize d as an olympic sport. >> i want to show everybody everything i can do, all the cool moves, everything i've learned. this is it. >> reporter: at just 6 years old, always trying to impress her dad. her father joined us from london. >> was there a time you didn't think it was a good idea for your daughter to be a boxer? >> oh, yes. from the beginning, i didn't believe much in boxing myself. once she started boxing, she showed she was different. >> are her brothers still boxing? >> no, everybody quit. >> they were clearing the way for their sister? >> yes, pretty much. we had no choice.
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she was the only one winning. >> after all, she's been in on a ten-year tear, winning 69 fights, just two losses, knocking down stereotypes every step of the way. >> when i first started boking, it was just my dream, then god and my country, and then me and then whoever believes in me. so it's definitely a big deal. >> and so we choose mar lena esparza and all the women of the olympics, setting a record before they got there, the most american women competing ever. i hope to see you here tomorrow night. for all of us here at abc news, have a good evening. goodnight.
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